Baseball Opens Conference USA Play at UTSA



March 6, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University baseball team will make its Conference USA debut on Friday, March 7 in the first of a three-game series at UTSA.

The Owls (10-3) have won three in a row, most recently sweeping Boston College in a two-game midweek series. FAU has won eight of its last nine games, taking series victories over Monmouth, North Florida, and St. John's.

Live audio of the games will be provided free of charge at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/fau.portal 

with Brandon Goodwin calling the play-by-play.

Leading Off

Sophomore Billy Endris hit a two-out, full-count walkoff double to right center in the bottom of the 11th inning on Tuesday night to lift FAU to a 3-2 victory over Boston College in the most exciting moment of the season thus far. He drove in freshman CJ Chatham, who hit a two-out double on an 0-2 pitch to set up the walkoff.

The Owls have outscored their opponents 77-44 over the 11 games and the FAU pitching staff has allowed just 32 earned runs for a team ERA of 2.42. Freshman Stephen Kerr leads FAU at the plate, hitting .409 with 12 runs scored.

Series History

FAU has never faced UTSA in baseball.

Pitching Matchups:
Friday: LHP Austin Gomber(FAU) vs. RHP Brock Hartson (UTSA)
Saturday: RHP Jeremy Strawn (FAU) vs. LHP Nolan Trabanino(UTSA)
Sunday: RHP Drew Jackson (FAU) vs. RHP Justin Anderson (UTSA)

For live updates throughout the game, follow @FAU_Baseball on Twitter.


 

 

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